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Author Topic: wp/maytag direct drive off balance  (Read 2776 times)

Offline jason1979g

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wp/maytag direct drive off balance
« on: October 02, 2013, 06:18:23 AM »

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when goes into spin the basket bangs all around. don't matter if its empty or with a load in it. cust says sometimes it don't go into spin but i haven't seen that yet. he said he replaced the clutch. i did take apart and inspected the clutch, it appears to be ok. all the suspension springs are intact. dunno what else it could be.

Offline fairbank56

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Re: wp/maytag direct drive off balance
« Reply #1 on: October 02, 2013, 07:47:30 AM »

  Check that the suspension plate is in place and that the 6 damper pads are ok. Also check the drive block, could be worn out.

Eric

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Re: wp/maytag direct drive off balance
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2013, 06:52:08 PM »

  Check that the suspension plate is in place and that the 6 damper pads are ok. Also check the drive block, could be worn out.

Eric

drive block is good. one of the lower flat damper pads is broken but i don't see how that could be causing the off balance. going to replace them tho. the balance ring still had the liquid in it.

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Re: wp/maytag direct drive off balance
« Reply #3 on: October 05, 2013, 03:12:50 AM »
Make sure the tub frame is evenly supported by the skate plate, lots of times if the washer is laid down, it will not sit properly.

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Re: wp/maytag direct drive off balance
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2013, 08:16:42 PM »
Could be an item between tubs
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Re: wp/maytag direct drive off balance
« Reply #5 on: October 07, 2013, 10:06:45 AM »
I have the whole thing disassembled. there was nothing between the tub and basket.